Upcoming Events

Summary

Why is donor stewardship more important than ever, especially on the heels of Give DeKalb County? The time is now to thank, cultivate, and develop lasting relationships with your giving day donors. In this webinar, you’ll hear from experienced fundraising professionals who will share best practices and tips that will help you engage donors in your mission for the long-term.

Cost

Free for DCNP members

Presenters

Kristin Miller, Senior Director of Strategy & Campaigns – NIU Foundation

Teri Spartz, Community Engagement Director – DeKalb County Community Foundation

Presenter Bios

Kristin Miller is a seasoned fund raiser who has worked in the nonprofit field as a development professional and volunteer for over 20 years. Prior to joining the NIU Foundation, Kristin was the Principal of Clark Miller Consulting and worked exclusively with DeKalb County nonprofits. During her career, Kristin honed her skills as a development officer at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museum of Science and Industry, and the Northlight Theatre.

Teri Spartz has nearly 20 years of nonprofit experience with over 16 years of major gift fundraising in healthcare and higher education. Throughout her years with the NIU Foundation, she learned the importance of building authentic donor relationships and meaningful stewardship experiences. She believes that finding a way to make giving a fun experience for donors will keep them engaged for years to come! Teri is currently the Community Engagement Director at the DeKalb County Community Foundation.

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May 17, 2021

Donor Stewardship 2.0

Summary Why is donor stewardship more important than ever, especially on the heels of Give DeKalb County? The time is now to thank, cultivate, and develop […]
April 15, 2021

Charitable Giving & Estate Planning: Why, When & How to Give

Summary For many, charitable giving is a way of life. One question is how much to give throughout your lifetime and what to leave as charitable […]
February 1, 2021

Nonprofit Registration is Open

Eligible Nonprofits Encouraged to Register for Give DeKalb County Nonprofit registration is now open for Give DeKalb County 2021. This annual fundraising event features multiple ways […]
January 13, 2021

Grant Seekers Workshop

Summary Nonprofit and community organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to this workshop on January 13, 10 […]